Month: April 2013

Layers Of Diagnosis In Physical Therapy

  Introduction There are many schools of thought in diagnosing musculoskeletal lesions. Some schools look at the specific tissue whilst others look more globally. Clinically they each have their merit but perhaps the real value is in appreciating all approaches. To discuss the integration of approaches the following example will be used. Female client Excessive lordosis, pain on walking and standing, Relief of pain with repeated flexion, Unable to crawl with a neutral spine, unable to pass a lower abdominal function test, Trigger points in her lumbar longissimus and quadratus lumborums Facet...

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